Labor unions and civil society groups are reportedly staging a protest march in central Bucaramanga (Santander department) on Thursday morning (local time), May 23, to denounce perceived poor health care services. According to local sources, demonstrators are marching down Avenida Floridablanca, which has resulted in significant traffic disruptions.
A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in central Bucaramanga over the coming hours.
Individuals in Bucaramanga are advised to monitor the situation, budget additional time to reach their destinations, seek alternate routes, anticipate transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence, and avoid all protests as a precaution.
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